Online Community Vendor Spotlight: Socious

SocialFish

As you may have heard, Lindy and I are working on a white paper - working title Building Community For Associations: SocialFish on Six Social Networking Platform Providers to the Association Industry - which will provide information about six online community vendors. Socious was started in 2002. We focused our development and support efforts on making the tools the infinitely configurable tools we have today that fit the needs of any size/style of association or user group.

Lunchtime Links: What Roger Ebert Taught Us About Engagement

Associations Now

Even through sickness, Roger Ebert communicated with the world via social media—and gained a new audience through direct engagement. Several tools have made engagement via social media easy, but organizations should strive to have long-term relationships with their industry members.

MemCom Awards – could you be a winner?

Optimist Consulting

Entering and winning awards can be a powerful marketing tool. It makes great viewing plus you can share with your stakeholders on Social Media platforms! As you may know, MemCom organises the annual awards for the membership industry.

Conferences Aren't Serious About Networking Unless

Idea Architects

Include space on name badges for Twitter handles and in participant listings for other social media connections (LinkedIn, Facebook, et al) that individuals may wish to share. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Moneyball and Management Innovation

Jamie Notter

It’s written by Olivier Blanchard, author of the book Social Media ROI and the Brandbuilder blog. Olivier is talking more specifically about how companies are struggling to do social media well because they fundamentally misunderstand how the game has changed.

What Is Your Transparency Architecture?

SocialFish

Transparency is one of those terms thrown around in the social media world that is much easier said than done. In 2002 it was 11 percent… “The branches went from being outposts to being actively engaged in the company.&#. The Social Organization

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Five Lessons from the Road

Idea Architects

At the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Annual Meeting , Charlene Li reminded participants that social media is about relationships. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Moderating Discussions in the Modern World

Association Adviser

I’m sure you’ve all heard the battle cry “join the conversation” in reference to participating on a social media channel. Social channels. And, of course, webinars and Association TV are other popular tools for delivering online education.

Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Beth Kanter

At the time, we invited Internet thought-leaders to participate in an email list discussion, focusing on interactive tools. Highlights: April, 2002 Netpreneur AdMarketing discussion. Flickr Photo BirkgetKing.

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

Year-round, 365-day engagement through technology and social media is one of the biggest trends she has observed. Measuring social media. ” to the social/mobile perspective of: “What are people doing to my advertising?”

The Importance of Getting Lots of Little Things Done Well Every Day

Association Adviser

Association career sites are great tools for recruiting new members and for engaging the passive job seeker that commercial job boards can’t tap. . CS: Association career centers should use all of those social platforms as distribution channels for their jobs and other career-related content.